Spanish Civil Guard divers stand over the refloated prow of a submarine used to transport drugs illegally in Aldan, northwestern Spain, on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Three tonnes of cocaine found on ‘narco submarine’ seized by Spain

  • ‘Historic’ operation leads to first capture of underwater craft attempting to smuggle narcotics into Europe
  • Drugs with street value of US$110 million found in 152 bundles
Topic |   Drugs

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Spanish Civil Guard divers stand over the refloated prow of a submarine used to transport drugs illegally in Aldan, northwestern Spain, on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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Police said they have been monitoring Liu for two weeks and he tried to escape on Tuesday night. Photo: AP

Suspected Chinese drug trafficker arrested in Philippines with US$50 million of meth concealed in tea packets

  • Police said they had been monitoring Liu Chao for two weeks and he tried to escape after sensing he was making a deal with an undercover officer
  • Philippine officials say the tea wrappers used to conceal the drugs are similar to ones found in seizures in Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar
Topic |   The Philippines

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Police said they have been monitoring Liu for two weeks and he tried to escape on Tuesday night. Photo: AP
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